What does conclusion mean?

Definitions for conclusionkənˈklu ʒən

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word conclusion.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. decision, determination, conclusion(noun)

    a position or opinion or judgment reached after consideration

    "a decision unfavorable to the opposition"; "his conclusion took the evidence into account"; "satisfied with the panel's determination"

  2. conclusion(noun)

    an intuitive assumption

    "jump to a conclusion"

  3. stopping point, finale, finis, finish, last, conclusion, close(noun)

    the temporal end; the concluding time

    "the stopping point of each round was signaled by a bell"; "the market was up at the finish"; "they were playing better at the close of the season"

  4. ending, conclusion, finish(noun)

    event whose occurrence ends something

    "his death marked the ending of an era"; "when these final episodes are broadcast it will be the finish of the show"

  5. conclusion, ratiocination(noun)

    the proposition arrived at by logical reasoning (such as the proposition that must follow from the major and minor premises of a syllogism)

  6. termination, ending, conclusion(noun)

    the act of ending something

    "the termination of the agreement"

  7. conclusion(noun)

    a final settlement

    "the conclusion of a business deal"; "the conclusion of the peace treaty"

  8. conclusion, end, close, closing, ending(noun)

    the last section of a communication

    "in conclusion I want to say..."

  9. decision, determination, conclusion(noun)

    the act of making up your mind about something

    "the burden of decision was his"; "he drew his conclusions quickly"

Wiktionary

  1. conclusion(Noun)

    The end, finish, close or last part of something.

  2. conclusion(Noun)

    The outcome or result of a process or act.

  3. conclusion(Noun)

    A decision reached after careful thought.

    The board has come to the conclusion that the proposed takeover would not be in the interest of our shareholders.

  4. conclusion(Noun)

    In an argument or syllogism, the proposition that follows as a necessary consequence of the premises.

  5. Origin: From Old (and modern) French conclusion, or Latin conclusio, from the past participle stem of concludere ‘conclude’.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Conclusion(noun)

    the last part of anything; close; termination; end

  2. Conclusion(noun)

    final decision; determination; result

  3. Conclusion(noun)

    any inference or result of reasoning

  4. Conclusion(noun)

    the inferred proposition of a syllogism; the necessary consequence of the conditions asserted in two related propositions called premises. See Syllogism

  5. Conclusion(noun)

    drawing of inferences

  6. Conclusion(noun)

    an experiment, or something from which a conclusion may be drawn

  7. Conclusion(noun)

    the end or close of a pleading, e.g., the formal ending of an indictment, "against the peace," etc

  8. Conclusion(noun)

    an estoppel or bar by which a person is held to a particular position

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'conclusion' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2051

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'conclusion' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2537

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'conclusion' in Nouns Frequency: #627

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of conclusion in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of conclusion in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. George Bernard Shaw:

    If all economists were laid end to end, they would not reach a conclusion.

  2. European Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager:

    There's no conclusion there yet, we are not even close to a conclusion there yet.

  3. Thomas Huxley:

    There is no greater mistake than the hasty conclusion that opinions are worthless because they are badly argued.

  4. Mark Stocker:

    Where can they be? It does lead you to one conclusion, but it's not the conclusion that you want to hear or believe.

  5. Lucius Annaeus Seneca:

    He who comes to a conclusion when the other side is unheard, may have been just in his conclusion, but yet has not been just in his conduct.

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